13th International Course in Advanced Sinus Surgery Techniques

Event Location
Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Event Dates
09 Mar 2016 - 11 Mar 2016

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The course is of particular benefit to otorhinolaryngologists who developed some experience with basic FESS techniques. This course aims to teach in theory and practice (cadaver dissection) the modern techniques to you on:

  • Basic surgical fess techniques: a short update
  • Revision sinus surgery: identifying causes of surgical failure
  • Powered instrumentation in sinus surgery
  • Lacrimal duct surgeryFrontal sinus surgery
  • Advanced endoscopic techniques: CSF leak repair, tumor resection, orbital decompression, skullbase approaches, pituitary surgery
  • Prevention, recognition and treatment of complications of endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Current concepts in the medical management of rhinosinusitis
  • Radiologic evaluation of nasal and sinus disorders
  • The utilization of computer assisted surgery

Participants in the laboratory portion of this course will have the opportunity to dissect on fresh frozen cadaver specimens and to utilize powered instrumentation and image-guidance systems in the process. Laboratory enrollment will be limited to 36 participants to ensure ample opportunities for personal interaction with faculty instructors.